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Coronavirus pandemic: What are the penalties for violating lockdown measures?

The government has said any individual who violates the lockdown measures is liable to be proceeded under sections 51 to 60 of Disaster Management Act 2005

May 18, 2020 / 10:25 PM IST

The government on May 17 extended the nationwide lockdown till May 31 and issued guidelines for Lockdown 4.0.

Among other easing of restrictions, the government said shops, except those in malls, can be opened; sports complexes and stadiums will also be allowed to remain open, albeit without spectators.

However, public transport will largely remain closed.

The government has said any individual who violates the lockdown measures is liable to be proceeded under sections 51 to 60 of Disaster Management Act 2005.